Ventura College offers ‘Promise’ program

Fall semester began this week at Moorpark, Oxnard and Ventura colleges, and residents may still register for courses. Students can apply, register and complete their orientations online or in person. In addition to full-semester day and evening courses, the colleges offer weekend courses, short-term courses, one-day seminars and online courses. Some courses begin in September and others start in October […]

Wellness Community elects new board members

Business leaders Jeffrey Smith and Margaret Serjak were elected to The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura’s board of directors. The board says its new members will offer a passion for helping the organization achieve its mission of providing free programs of support and education to people with cancer and their families. Serjak has been vice president of operations for the California region […]


Library’s not all about books

Fundraising cheer camp slated

New discoveries in cancer found

Wellness Community to present free seminar

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will host a free presentation for people affected by cancer, “Frankly Speaking About New Discoveries in Cancer,” at 6 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 27 at The Wellness Community, 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. Shahryar Ashouri, M.D., will discuss new discoveries in cancer treatment, side-effect management and psychosocial aspects of the illness. Ashouri specializes in hematologyoncology at the […]

Shakespearean farce opens in T.O.

Conejo Players Theatre presents a farce by Amy Freed, “The Beard of Avon,” based on the novel by Vern Sneider, from Aug. 21 through Sept. 12 at the theater, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. The show is directed by Thyra Lees-Smith. The comedy is the story of […]

Free concert to benefit Manna

The Common Time Flute Quartet and the studio of Rachel James will present an annual benefit concert at 6 p.m. Sun., Aug. 23 at the Lindero-Kanan Room at the Hampton Inn and Suites, 30255 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The concert is free and open to the public. Guests are asked to bring monetary and food donations to restock the shelves […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills On July 31, a vandal threw paint on two vehicles parked in the driveway of a home in the 3900 block of Jim Bowie Road. Someone stole a trash can from the front of a home in the 3800 block of Davids Road July 31. The loss was $100. A burglar took an $800 computer and $220 worth […]

Weekly health chat looks at medications

Program at The Oaks is free

Anthony Antonelli, director of pharmacy services at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, will discuss the importance of understanding patient medications, their use and potential negative interactions from 9 to 10 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 27 at The Oaks mall near Macy’s Women’s store on the lower level. The seminar is free. Refreshments will be served. Reservations are not necessary but […]